Monday, October 23rd, 2017

In the Washington Post today, Josh Schiller explains why it might have been harder than you think to read a transcript or hear a recording of Martin Luther King Jr’s “I Have a Dream” speech: A few months after King delivered the speech, he sent a copy of the address to the U.S. Copyright office […]

John Nichols of The Nation and The Capital Times showed he’s lost all sense of proportion with this ridiculous tweet today: AFSCME leader Marty Beil was arrested at WI Capitol on 50th anniversary of March on Washington. @thenation — John Nichols (@NicholsUprising) August 28, 2013   Um, John, you might want to check this […]

As released by the White House: Lincoln Memorial 3:07 P.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT:  To the King family, who have sacrificed and inspired so much; to President Clinton; President Carter; Vice President Biden and Jill; fellow Americans. Five decades ago today, Americans came to this honored place to lay claim to a promise made at our […]

A grim anniversary Waukesha Freeman, Page a6 Opinion, 1/24/13 We don’t need Jeanne Dixon to note that some strange stars are in alignment this week. On Sunday, President Barack Obama was sworn in for his second term. His inauguration was on Monday, also the observed holiday for the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Monday was […]

I’ve been too ill recently to watch too much news, so I completely missed the coverage of Glenn Beck’s rally on the Washington Mall. Fortunately, Robert Costa of National Review was among the 100,000 to 300,000 people in attendance. In a surprise appearance at the FreedomWorks conference in Washington on Friday, Beck had explained why […]

I forgot to include these predictions with my other list: Milwaukee County Executive County Executive Scott Walker will defeat State Senator Lena Taylor. The campaign was successfully framed about taxes, and buses and parks hardly stir the masses. Taylor should have focused on the pension scandal, but that would require her to know something about […]